Good head coaches hire good assistants, regardless of the sport.
Trent Baalke, if you don’t nail this offseason, you may be out as the general manager.
The San Francisco 49ers finally have hired a defensive coordinator, according to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com. Source: Coach Chip Kelly hires former Browns DC Jim O’Neil to same position with 49ers. https://t.co/BEs7Yn5hM2 — Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoCSN) January 26, 2016 O’Neil (37), has seven years of experience as an NFL assistant coach, and two years of […]
This is my first 49ers mock draft of the offseason, so I’m doing just the first four picks. Please leave your own mock draft in the comment section. Note: These are the picks I think the 49ers will make, not necessarily the picks I would make if I were running the team. Round 1, pick […]
The San Francisco 49ers have hired a linebackers coach, according to Alex Marvez of Fox Sports. Source tells @NFLonFOX that @49ers have hired ex- @TBBuccaneers LBs coach Hardy Nickerson for the same position — Alex Marvez (@alexmarvez) January 23, 2016 Nickerson is a former four-time All Pro linebacker who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Tampa […]
To read my Saturday column on Mike Vrabel and the San Francisco 49ers’ defensive coordinator job, click here.
According to Alex Marvez of Fox Sports, the San Francisco 49ers just fired another assistant coach. Source tells @NFLonFOX that @49ers have fired defensive coordinator Eric Mangini — Alex Marvez (@alexmarvez) January 22, 2016 Do you like this move, and why do you think the 49ers made it?
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the San Francisco 49ers have hired an offensive coordinator. 49ers are hiring former Lions RB coach Curtis Modkins as their offensive coordinator, per league sources. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 22, 2016 Modkins (45) is a longtime running backs coach who was the offensive coordinator for the Buffalo Bills from […]
Surprising news from John Middlekauf of 95.7 The Game: Mike Vrabel has turned down the #49ers DC job & will stay in Houston per source — John Middlekauff (@JohnMiddlekauff) January 22, 2016 In light of this news, some questions: 1. Why do you think Vrabel turned down the 49ers’ offer? 2. Why do you think Vrabel interviewed […]
To read my Friday column on Colin Kaepernick’s future with the 49ers, click here.
SANTA CLARA This is the transcript of Jed York’s informal group press conference, courtesy of the San Francisco 49ers P.R. department. You talked to head coach Chip Kelly on Thursday of the first week of the search. “I can’t remember which day it was.” Why didn’t you hire him then? What was the […]
SANTA CLARA This is the transcript of Trent Baalke informal group press conference, courtesy of the San Francisco 49ers P.R. department. A year ago you said, ‘We’re not in rebuild mode, we’re in reload mode.’ What about now? Are you in reload mode or rebuild mode? You can do this. “I think I’ve answered […]